Monroe Doctrine
The Monroe Doctrine was a US foreign policy regarding European countries in 1823. It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South Americ...
Bryan–Chamorro Treaty
The Bryan–Chamorro Treaty was signed between Nicaragua and The United States on August 5, 1914. The Wilson administration changed the treaty by adding a provision similar in language to that of the P...
Battle of La Flor
The Battle of La Flor was fought in May 1928 between the United States Marines, their Nicaraguan National Guardsmen allies, and a force of Sandinista rebels. It occurred at a hill north of the La Flor...
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March across Samar
The march across Samar, or Waller's March across the island of Samar, was an attempt made in 1901 by U.S. Marine forces to traverse the Philippine island from Lanang to Basey, a distance of some 35 mi...
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Battle of Coyotepe Hill
The Battle of Coyotepe Hill was a significant engagement during the United States occupation of Nicaragua from August through November 1912 during the insurrection staged by Minister of War General Lu...
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Battle of Las Cruces (1928)
The Second Battle of Las Cruces, or the New Year's Day Battle, was a major engagement during the American occupation of Nicaragua. It was fought on 1 January 1928, during an expedition to destroy a Sa...
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Negro Rebellion
The Negro Rebellion (Spanish: Levantamiento Armado de los Independientes de Color, "Armed Uprising of the Independents of Color"; also known as the Little Race War, War of 1912, or The Twelve) was...
Small Wars Manual
The Small Wars Manual is a United States Marine Corps manual on tactics and strategies for engaging in certain types of military operations.The Marine Corps' role in small wars has a long and complex ...
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Water cure (torture)
Water cure as a phrase for a form of torture refers to a method in which the victim is forced to drink large quantities of water in a short time, resulting in gastric distension, water intoxication, a...
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National Guard (Nicaragua)
In Nicaragua, the National Guard (Spanish: Guardia Nacional, otherwise known as Guardia) was a militia and a gendarmerie created during the occupation of that country by the United States from 190...
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Battle of Manila Bay
The Battle of Manila Bay took place on 1 May 1898, during the Spanish-American War. The American Asiatic Squadron under Commodore George Dewey engaged and destroyed the Spanish Pacific Squadron under ...
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Treaty of Paris (1898)
The Treaty of Paris of 1898, 30 Stat. 1754, was an agreement made in 1898 that resulted in the Spanish Empire's surrendering control of Cuba and ceding Puerto Rico, parts of the Spanish West...
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Battle of Siranaya
The Battle of Siranaya was a battle fought between the Philippines and the United States during the Philippine-American War. Leonard Wood led a force against Datu Ali in the Cotabato Valley in retali...
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Olney interpretation
The Olney interpretation (also known as the Olney corollary or Olney declaration) was United States Secretary of State Richard Olney's interpretation of the Monroe Doctrine when a border dispute occur...
Haitian American Sugar Company
Haitian American Sugar Company, S.A. (HASCO) was an American business venture which sought to produce and sell sugar and other goods in Haiti and the United States. The company was registered with a c...
Nicaragua Canal
The Nicaragua Canal (Spanish: Canal de Nicaragua) (also referred to as the Nicaragua Grand Canal, or the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal) is a shipping route under construction through Nicaragu...
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Sugar Intervention
The Sugar Intervention refers to the events in Cuba between 1917 and 1922, when the United States Marine Corps were stationed on the island.
In 1916, president Mario García Menocal, representing c...
Guantanamo Bay Naval Base
75°9′W / 19.900°N 75.150°W / 19.900; -75.150Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (also called GTMO and pronounced gitmo by the U.S. military personnel stationed there) is located on 45 s...
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United States Senate Committee on the Philippines
The Committee on the Philippines was a standing committee of the United States Senate from 1899 to 1921. The committee was established by Senate resolution on December 15, 1899, to oversee administrat...
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Platt Amendment
On March 2, 1901, the Platt Amendment passed which amended the 1901 Army Appropriations Bill. It stipulated seven conditions for the withdrawal of United States troops remaining in Cuba at the end of ...
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Moro Rebellion
The Moro Rebellion (1899–1913) was an armed conflict between Moro Indigenous Ethnic groups and the United States military which took place on Mindanao, Sulu, and Palawan (Minsupala) in the Philippines...
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Benevolent Assimilation (book)
"Benevolent Assimilation": The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903 is a non-fiction book documenting the history of the Philippine–American War by Stuart Creighton Miller (1927–2010), a pr...
Paltik
Paltik is a Filipino term for a homemade gun. It originated late in the Philippine-American War when guns and ammunition had become scarce. The most common form of the weapon was a gas pipe attached t...
My Sad Republic
My Sad Republic is a 2000 Philippine English-language novel written by Filipino novelist Eric Gamalinda. The novel won for Gamalinda a Philippine Centennial Literary Prize in 1998. The 392-page nove...
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A Defence of General Funston
"A Defence of General Funston" is a satirical piece written by Mark Twain lampooning US Army General and expansionism advocate Frederick Funston. Funston had been a colonel during the Spanish-America...
United Fruit Company
The United Fruit Company was an American corporation that traded in tropical fruit (primarily bananas), grown on Central and South American plantations, and sold in the United States and Europe. The c...
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Río Hato Airport
Río Hato Airport, also known as Scarlett Martinez International Airport (IATA: RIH, ICAO: MPSM), is an airport and former Panamanian defense base in Río Hato, Coclé, Panama.
In 2011 the gover...